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CNN
Dec 30, 2012 6:00am PST
help what funded the government for seven days a year. completely ignoring the other 358 days a year. you have to focus on really what's going to save this country, and we are not there. the president is doing nothing about the addiction that his administration has to spending. he's the spender in chief. >> i can't let the senator say what she said and not correct the record. those $700 billion, this wonderful savings went into obama care. the idea that you save money in medicare, it was saved as part of a big spending program. >> we cut overpayments to insurance companies. >> again, here in washington people say cut while things grow. >> slowing the growth? >> yes. it's sort of like satisfiesing you have a freeze, but it's water and when water freezes it expands. we've grown 100% in 12 years. the government. the government is sig bbigger, unless we do something it will get bigger and the deficit will get bigger even if we raise taxes on everybody. we still have a huge deficit. if we do not take on spending, then the cliff may not seem like a cliff but will be a downward slide to mak
CNN
Dec 23, 2012 6:00am PST
million a year. that would run the government from the end of the fiscal year to columbus day. this is a bigger problem than that. >> yes, there was that -- the big deal that they seem to be so close to that you now want, but isn't the thing that scuttled at that deal house republicans? >> absolutely not. absolutely not. >> wasn't it that the speaker couldn't get you all behind him? >> no. >> you all loved that deal? >> no. we weren't the ones -- what's the on the table right now from the white house, not the short-term fix the president offered the other day but the big deal we're talking about, it was a dollar in tax increases for every 80 cents of spending reductions. what's the 5:1 deal or famous 10:1 deal so popular during the republican primary for president. where have those deals gone? they're gone. the president was widely documented having said during the first round of discussions when boehner said i put $800 billion on the table. the president said i get that for free because i won the election. that's not a negotiation. the president is not serious about preventing us f
CNN
Dec 23, 2012 9:00am PST
turf raises $90 billion a year. that would run the government from the end of the fiscal year september 30th to columbus day. this is a bigger problem than that. >> here's the thing, there was the big deal they seem to be so close to that you now want, but isn't the thing that scuttled that deal house republicans? >> absolutely not. # absolutely not. >> wasn't it that the speaker couldn't get you all behind him? >> no. nope. nope. >> you all loved that deal? >> no. we weren't the ones -- what's on the table right now from the white house, not the short-term fix that the president offered the other day, but the big deal we're talking about which you mentioned a few seconds ago, a dollar in tax increases for every 80 cents of spending reduction. what happened to the three to one deal, the five to one deal, the ten to one deal that was popular during the questions on the republican primary for president. where have those deals gone? they're gone. the president, it was widely documented as having said during the first round of these discussions when boehner said i put $800 billion
CNN
Dec 30, 2012 9:00am PST
talking about 8 days of funding for the united states government. >> right. >> medicare -- >> when spending comes in. >> we have a medicare program where people are paying one third of the cost and 20 million more americans will be on it the next ten years and we have yet to deal with that. >> one other thing that the president said during this interview. he was asked about chuck hagel used to be a republican senator, his name has surfaced as a possible secretary of defense. there have been complaints about him, about some votes he made, vis-a-vis iran and comments he made about gays and some other things he said about israel and here was the question from david gregory. . >> do you think disqualify him? >> not that i see. i've served with chuck hagel. i know him. he's a patriot. somebody who has done extraordinary work both in the united states senate, somebody who served this country with valor in vietnam. and is somebody who's currently serving on my advisory board and doing an outstanding job. >> do you have any problems with senator hagel? >> i thought susan rice was going to
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